Here Steven talks to Kenneth Mikkelsen, author of The Neo-Generalist with Richard Martin, a 2016 book that challenges head-on society's fascination with hyper-specialism and labelling. Neo-Generalists, according to Kenneth "live in more than one world" with the conversation covering mental agility, life-wide learning, the education system, the discomfort of being a Neo-Generalist, and how they may play an ever more important role in the future of work.
In episode 9 of the Chief Wellbeing Officer podcast we talk to Neil McIntosh, a pioneering journalist and the managing editor of BBC online. Responsible for the BBC homepage which has 8 million visitors per week and 1 billion clicks per year we talk to Neil about news and journalism today including the dangers of fake news, our online habits, and where health and wellbeing fits in a 24-hour a day industry.
Episode 8 of the Chief Wellbeing Officer podcast is the Executive Education special.
In the introduction Rory and Steven reflect on how IESE Business School got to number 1 in the world, according to the Financial Times rankings. Rory helped set up the international executive education division 20 years ago as its first director and Steven has taught on 106 executive education programs since 2009.
We then talk to Nathalie Labourdette and Frederic Frantz of the Eurovision Broadcasting Union (EBU) Academy during their recent executive program at IESE. We discuss public service broadcasting in Europe, the need to equip journalists with a new set of tools to deal with disruption, and some of the results of the Sustaining Executive Performance element of the program.